Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1886

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Forty candidates were selected as naval cadets following several days of examination commencing on 25 November, 1885. Their examination scores were as follows.[1]

  1. Thomas Parry Bonham, 1543
  2. Gerald Archibald Arbuthnot, 1440
  3. Charles Walter Campbell Strickland, 1375
  4. Thomas Francis Tregoye Michell, 1331
  5. Mervyn Hugh Cobbe, 1310
  6. Doveton James Greentree, 1289
  7. George Herbert Spilsbury Potter, 1280
  8. John Barff Hancock, 1249
  9. Bertram Sutton Evans, 1246
  10. Berkeley Holme-Sumner, 1238
  11. John Paul Irven, 1232
  12. Richard Hyde, 1227
  13. Hugh Nicholas Granville Stucley, 1217
  14. Charles Louis Boulnois, 1216
  15. Edmund Lowry, 1212
  16. Harry Anthony Pownall Glossop, 1211
  17. Hepworth Staley Alton, 1208
  18. Philip Colquhoun Pearson, 1207
  19. Gerard John Sands, 1195
  20. Arthur Charles Harbord, 1190
  21. Francis Evelyn Massy Dawson, 1186
  22. Pasfield Victor Oliver, 1185
  23. Francis Waldemar Theodore Meister, 1184
  24. Peter William Edward Hill, 1173
  25. James Bowhill Mason, 1160
  26. William Thornton Pinder Wilson, 1150
  27. Arthur Herbert Charles Chesney Home, 1147
  28. William Archibald Howard Kelly, 1144
  29. Harry Charles John Roberts West, 1141
  30. Frederic Henry Walter, 1137
  31. John Davies Rogers, 1134
  32. Gerald Thomas Fleetwood Pike, 1133
  33. Ernest Foster Gregory, 1123
  34. Henry Barnard Montagu, 1122
  35. Astle Scott Littlejohns, 1121
  36. Robert William Francis Travers, 1120
  37. Hugh Barrington Le Fanu, 1113
  38. George Cecil Hardy, 1101
  39. Cecil Henry Fox, 1086
  40. Arthur Gordon Smith, 1082

Additionally, Murray Fraser Sueter is simply listed as a candidate for Service Cadetship and Frederickson Donald Mackay Guggisberg is listed as a candidate for Colonial Cadetship. Norman Litchfield Stanley is also noted, in his service record, to have been part of this term.

Footnotes

  1. "Cadetships In The Navy." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Dec 05, 1885; pg. 8; Issue 31622.
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From September 1903 entries were also made to the Royal Naval College, Osborne under the Selborne Scheme. The Britannia was closed in July 1905 after the May entry, which was sent to Bermuda with the January entry. The following two terms under the old scheme were sent straight to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.